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Gateway, Florida - Basic Facts

The Gateway Census Designated Place had a population of 10,315 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Gateway is located at latitude 26.5776 and longitude -81.7504 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Gateway Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.54 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Gateway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402518) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gateway Census Designated Place is located within Lehigh Acres CCD of Lee County.


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Gateway, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gateway, FL Housing Affordability Index is 152
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Gateway, FL Wealth Index is 165
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 10,315
Population in Households 10,315
Population in Families 9,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,837
Diversity Index1 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $96,853
Average Household Income $118,604
Per Capita Income $44,728
Wealth Index3 165

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,310 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 970 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $318,614
Housing Affordability Index2 152
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,800
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 2,942
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.24% 2.83%
Households 2.01% 2.87%
Families 2.04% 2.76%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Gateway, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gateway to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 328 64th
Population Density # 422 54th
Diversity Index # 515 44th
Median Household Income # 52 94th
Per Capita Income # 138 85th

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